Faculty Profile

Lena  Olgun, MDLena Olgun, MD
Phone: 718-918-6981
E-mail: lena.krause@nychhc.org

Dr. Olgun is a hospitalist in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. After completing her residency in Pediatrics at Jacobi Medical Center in 2016, Dr. Olgun joined the faculty as an attending in the NICU. As a resident, Dr. Olgun was continually praised by her peers and students as an excellent teacher, receiving the medical student teaching award 2 years in a row in 2015 and 2016. Dr. Olgun is a Clinical Instructor of Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and currently in the process of receiving her PhD.

Medical School:

Charite – Universitaetsmedizin, Berlin, Germany


  • Internship and Surgical Training: Yale University
  • Pediatrics Residency: Jacobi Medical Center


  • Pediatric incidental appendectomy: a systematic review. Healy JM, Olgun LF, Hittelman AB, Ozgediz D, Caty MG.Pediatr Surg Int. 2016 Apr;32(4):321-35
  • Suppressed liver tumorigenesis in fat-1 mice with elevated omega-3 fatty acids is associated with increased omega-3 derived lipid mediators and reduced TNF-α.Weylandt KH, Krause LF, Gomolka B, Chiu CY, Bilal S, Nadolny A, Waechter SF, Fischer A, Rothe M, Kang JX. Carcinogenesis. 2011 Jun;32(6):897-903.